WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — A person critically injured when a tornado struck a worker camp in the western North Dakota oil patch has been identified as a 15-year-old girl.
McKenzie County Emergency Manager Jerry Samuelson didn't immediately release her name. He says she's in critical condition at a Minot hospital but he doesn't know the nature of her injuries.
Samuelson says he doesn't know why the girl was at the worker camp south of Watford City, but he says families do live at the camp.
The tornado hit the camp Monday night, damaging or destroying all of the 15 trailers there. Eight other people were treated at a Watford City hospital for lesser injuries.